Les Paul Tribute 2017 T
Vintage Style Meets Modern Playability and Tones
Vintage style meets modern playability and tones. The perfect guitar for the player who is looking for authentic Gibson tones with the best of what modern craftsmanship has to offer. The traditional mahogany-maple tonewoods with satin finish and nickel hardware, accompanied by vintage-style keystone tuners, give this Les Paul Tribute a true vintage vibe. Its slim-taper neck profile, powerful modern humbucking pickups, and comfort-enhancing weight relief make it fit for today's most demanding players. Delivered in a padded gigbag with a strap and polishing cloth.
Body
Top
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 2
Grade: Plain A
Binding: None
 
Back
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 3-Feb
Density: Medium
Binding: None
Weight
Weight Relief: 9 hole
Average Weight (body only): 5 lbs. 14 oz
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
:
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
 
Body Contour
Carve: Classic
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Mahogany
Pieces: 1
 
Details
Truss Rod: Les Paul
Profile: Slim taper
Thickness at Fret 1: 0.800"
Thickness at Fret 12: 0.875"
Other Materials:
Average Weight: 1 lbs 2.0 oz
 
Peg Head
Type: SP1-B
Inlay: None
Peg Head Binding: None
Silkscreen: Gold "Gibson" & "Les Paul Model"
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect:
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 5.0 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance: 0 deg 0 min 15 sec
Type: Mortis and Tenon
Adhesive: Franklin Titebond 50
Gauges Used: Pitch Height Gauge and Alignment Gauge
 
Nut
Style: Nut
Material: Tektoid
Width: 1.695"
Slots: E: 0.046"
A: 0.036"
D: 0.026"
G: 0.016"
B: 0.011"

e: 0.009"
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade: Medium
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 12"
Frets: 22
Nut/End of Board: 1.695" @ nut, 2.260" @ end of board
Scale: 24.75"
Binding: None
Side Dots (Color): White
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Trapezoid
Material: Acrylic
Dimensions: Large - 0.66" x 1.17", Small - 0.24" x 1.56"
Average Weight: 4.16 oz
Finishes
Faded Honey Burst
Color Code: FH
Surface Texture: Satin
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.5 - 2 mils
Top: Faded Honey Burst
Top Coat: Satin Lacquer / 30 Sheen, 3-4 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard sides and Nut
Satin Gold
Color Code: SG
Surface Texture: Satin
Filler: Natural
Sealer: 1.5 - 2 mils
Top: Satin Gold Top
Top Coat: Satin Lacquer / 30 Sheen, 3-4 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard sides and Nut
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style: 490R 490T
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side: 5250 / 5250 5250 / 5250
Material of Wire (gauge): Copper (42) Copper (42)
Coil Dimensions (per coil): 2.61 x 0.68" 2.61 x 0.68"
Coil Material: ABS ABS
Coil Winding Process: Machine Wound Machine Wound
Pole Piece Material: Nickel Nickel
Pole Piece Position from Nut: 18.625" 23.438"
Slug Material: Nickel Nickel
Slug Dimensions (diameter x length): 0.187 x 0.489" 0.187 x 0.489"
Magnet Material: Alnico II Alnico II
Magnet Position from Nut: 19" 23.125"
Magnet Dimensions: 2.5 x 0.5" 2.32 x 0.5"
Polarities: Screw side is the south pole of magnet Reversed Polarity
Cover: Nickel Nickel
Qfactor: 5.62 5.62
ResistanceDC: 7803 Ohms 7803 Ohms
Resonant Frequency: 2715.71 Hz 2715.71 Hz
Tonal & Resonant Advancements: Better Hum canceling w/rev polarity Better Hum canceling w/rev polarity
Control Pocket Assembly Lead Volume Rhythm Volume
Type: 500k Non-Linear 500k Non-Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20% +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms 200 ohms
 
  Lead Tone Rhythm Tone
Type: 500k Non-Linear 500k Non-Linear
Peak Voltage: 500V 500V
Range: 0-500K 0-500K
Power Rating: 1/4 watt above 100K ohms 1/4 watt above 100K ohms
Resistance Tolerance: +/- 20% +/- 20%
Minimum Resistance: 200 ohms 200 ohms
 
Capacitors: Lead Value Rhythm Value
  .022uF .022uF
Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Vintage Style Keystone
Material: Zamak
Weight: 1.0 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 14:01
Gear Type: Worm
What is allowable turn: +/- 4 degrees
Plating specs: Nickel
Part numbers: 430-14139 / 40
 
String Dimensions
E: 0.046"
A: 0.036"
D: 0.026"
G: 0.016"
B: 0.011"
e: 0.009"
 
Bridge
Style: Tune-o-matic
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: Chrome
Part number: 430-14450
Weight: .96 oz
 
Dimensions of String Slots
E: 0.058"
A: 0.048"
D: 0.038"
G: 0.028"
B: 0.019''
e: 0.014"
 
Tailpiece
Style: Stop Bar
Compensated: No
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: Nickel
Part number: 430-14453
Weight: 1.12 oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 1/4" mono gold plated positive contact
 
Jack Plate
Style: Les Paul Square
Material: ABS Cream
Part Number: 430-19299
Weight: 0.21 oz
 
Strap Buttons
Material: Aluminum
Plating Specs: None
Part numbers: 430-19160 / 60E
Weight: 0.14 oz.
Plastics
Pick Guard
Style: Les Paul
Part Number: 430-31032
 
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Black/White bell, Stamp "Tribute"
Part Number: 430-19398
 
Knobs
Style: Gold Tophat w/ Insert
Part Number: 430-19211 / 12
 
Dial Pointers
Yes/No: Yes
Control Plate(s) (Backplate Cover)
Style: SS infused polycarbonate for ESD protection
Part Number: 380-12209
 
Control Plate(s) (SwitchPlate Cover)
Style: SS infused polycarbonate for ESD protection
Part Number: 380-12211
 
Switch Washer
Style: None
Part Number: n/a
 
Trim Rings
Style: Cream Humbucker Low/High
Part Number: 430-13894 / 430-13893
Accessories
Case
Style: Gig Bag
Color: Black w/ White Logo
 
Strap Locks: None
Tools: Gibson USA Guitar Strap, Gibson USA Polishing Cloth, Truss Rod Wrench, and 2.5mm Adjustment Wrench
 
Manual: Gibson USA's owners
COA/Other: None